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The big picture, Nepia Mahuika

Nga Tini Whetu: Navigating Maori Futures Mason Durie Huia, $49.99, ISBN 9781869694524   Unlike many in the steady stream of publications about things Maori, Mason Durie’s latest book, Nga Tini Whetu: Navigating Māori Futures, turns its attention not to the…
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Interaction and empowerment, Lorna Dyall

Mauri Ora: the Dynamics of Maori Health Mason Durie Oxford University Press, $44.95, ISBN 019558418X Recently I attended an international conference in Auckland, focusing on gambling. This was an important conference, for it was planned to link with the review…
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Wrongs and remedies, Lorna Dyall

Maori Health and Government Policy 1840-1940 Derek Dow Victoria University Press, $39.95, ISBN 0 86473 366 6 May the People Live: A History of Maori Health Development 1900-1920 Raeburn Lange Auckland University Press, $39.95, ISBN 1 86940 214 6 Whaiora:…
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Dispelling the myths, Anaru Vercoe

Te Mana Te Kawanatanga: The Politics of Maori Self-Determination Mason Durie Oxford University Press, $39.95 ISBN 019558367 1 Mai i Rangiatea: Maori Wellbeing and Development Pania Te Whaiti, Marie McCarthy and Arohia Durie (eds) Auckland University Press and Bridget Williams…
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The mantle of a prophet? Mason Durie

Landmarks, Bridges and Visions: Aspects of Maori Culture Sidney Moko Mead Victoria University Press, $39.95 ISBN 0 86473317 8 Landmarks, Bridges and Visions is all of those things – and more. Hirini Mead has reproduced 26 essays in a single…
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The value of being sensible, John Martin

New Zealand Health Policy: A Comparative Study Robert Blank Oxford University Press, $34.95, ISBN 0 19 5583191 Whaiora: Maori Health Development  Mason Durie Oxford University Press, $32.95, ISBN 0 19 5583167 Children’s Health, The Nation’s Wealth: A History of Children’s…
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